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Eighth Amendment committee to vote on repealing the Eighth today
# Abortion Laws
# Abortion Laws

Eighth Amendment committee to vote on repealing the Eighth today

Dec 13th 2017, 6:00 AM 6,443 Views 51 Comments

After the vote, the committee will begin drafting a report on its recommendations.

Markievicz exhibit among celebration of 100 years since women's right to vote
# Female Vote
# Female Vote

Markievicz exhibit among celebration of 100 years since women's right to vote

Nov 21st 2017, 1:44 PM 10,749 Views 32 Comments

Republican leader Markievicz will also be celebrated in the UK as the first woman elected to the UK House of Commons.

Poll: Will homelessness affect how you vote?
# Vote
# Vote

Poll: Will homelessness affect how you vote?

Nov 16th 2017, 9:39 AM 31,373 Views 173 Comments

There are currently 8,374 people staying in State-funding emergency accommodation, including 3,124 children.

Australians have voted Yes for same-sex marriage laws
# Yes To Love
# Yes To Love

Australians have voted Yes for same-sex marriage laws

Nov 14th 2017, 11:09 PM 18,299 Views 157 Comments

The results of a non-binding postal survey were announced this evening – paving the way for laws to be brought in.

Catalonia crisis: Spain poised to impose direct rule on the region today
# Catalonia
# Catalonia

Catalonia crisis: Spain poised to impose direct rule on the region today

Oct 27th 2017, 7:20 AM 6,898 Views 14 Comments

The Spanish Senate will meet at 8am Irish time to vote to depose Catalonia’s government.

Spain's King Felipe VI declares Catalan vote illegal and warns against unrest
# Catalonia
# Catalonia

Spain's King Felipe VI declares Catalan vote illegal and warns against unrest

Oct 3rd 2017, 9:18 PM 16,644 Views 94 Comments

Spanish police have been criticised for violent scenes during Sunday’s referendum.

Catalonia referendum: Tractors roll in and buildings occupied to support independence vote
# Independence
# Independence

Catalonia referendum: Tractors roll in and buildings occupied to support independence vote

Sep 29th 2017, 10:37 PM 14,510 Views 61 Comments

Authorities in Madrid have instructed police to ensure no votes are cast in Sunday’s vote.

Trump's son-in-law has been registered as a female voter for 8 years - reports
# Jared Kushner
# Jared Kushner

Trump's son-in-law has been registered as a female voter for 8 years - reports

Sep 28th 2017, 7:51 AM 42,133 Views 56 Comments

The screenshot, published by Wired, is not the first time the young statesman has fallen foul of bureaucracy.

You'll be asked to vote in quite a few referendums over the next two years
# Save The Dates
# Save The Dates

You'll be asked to vote in quite a few referendums over the next two years

Sep 26th 2017, 4:18 PM 39,207 Views 148 Comments

The referendum on the Eighth Amendment will be held in May or June 2018.

Over 75% of people want Michael D to serve a second term as president
# Ireland Thinks
# Ireland Thinks

Over 75% of people want Michael D to serve a second term as president

Sep 25th 2017, 10:05 AM 16,987 Views 115 Comments

Last week, the president said he “is not ruling out” running for a second term next year.

How Germany's complex electoral system could cause problems for Angela Merkel
# Winner Takes Some
# Winner Takes Some

How Germany's complex electoral system could cause problems for Angela Merkel

Sep 24th 2017, 6:30 AM 9,488 Views 33 Comments

Germany has a few unique quirks to its electoral system that could force Merkel into a difficult coalition.

Pictures: Hundreds of thousands of Catalans turn out to say 'Goodbye Spain' ahead of vote
# INDY REF
# INDY REF

Pictures: Hundreds of thousands of Catalans turn out to say 'Goodbye Spain' ahead of vote

Sep 11th 2017, 8:38 PM 41,642 Views 60 Comments

Some 400,000 people marched through central Barcelona today.

Dublin City Council votes to take over iconic Iveagh Markets
# Liberties
# Liberties

Dublin City Council votes to take over iconic Iveagh Markets

Sep 5th 2017, 7:36 AM 25,547 Views 30 Comments

The markets, located in the Liberties in Dublin, have hit a few developmental snags in the past 10 years.

South African president survives no-confidence motion
# ANC
# ANC

South African president survives no-confidence motion

Aug 8th 2017, 6:25 PM 7,125 Views 19 Comments

Criticism of Jacob Zuma from within his party has grown amid multiple corruption scandals.

Venezuela's currency is crumbling as unrest rages in the country
# Dizzy Drop
# Dizzy Drop

Venezuela's currency is crumbling as unrest rages in the country

Aug 6th 2017, 12:00 PM 12,521 Views 104 Comments

On Thursday alone, it slumped nearly 15%.

'We do not want to be Cuba' - Venezuela's opposition votes against president
# Caracas
# Caracas

'We do not want to be Cuba' - Venezuela's opposition votes against president

Jul 17th 2017, 8:40 AM 9,298 Views 64 Comments

Nicolas Maduro told the opposition to “not go crazy” with the results of its vote.

Malta votes to legalise same-sex marriage
# Gay Marriage
# Gay Marriage

Malta votes to legalise same-sex marriage

Jul 13th 2017, 6:54 AM 10,363 Views 125 Comments

Malta, the EU’s smallest nation, becomes the bloc’s 15th member to legalise same-sex unions.

'If a pilot had two or three glasses to drink I'd still get on the plane' - Danny Healy Rae on drink driving limits
# Rural Ireland
# Rural Ireland

'If a pilot had two or three glasses to drink I'd still get on the plane' - Danny Healy Rae on drink driving limits

Jul 11th 2017, 4:42 PM 25,643 Views 116 Comments

A new bill sponsored by Minister for Transport Shane Ross would see mandatory bans implemented for all drink drivers.

'Marriage for all': Celebrations as German parliament legalises same-sex marriage
# Ich Mache
# Ich Mache

'Marriage for all': Celebrations as German parliament legalises same-sex marriage

Jun 30th 2017, 12:30 PM 14,500 Views 86 Comments

Angela Merkel allowed her party a free vote.

Macron looks set to win a massive majority in French parliamentary elections
# Landslide
# Landslide

Macron looks set to win a massive majority in French parliamentary elections

Jun 18th 2017, 5:21 PM 7,705 Views 24 Comments

Turnout has been low across France as the country deals with its fourth national vote in less than two months.

Change on the way as rugby's residency law gets set to shift to five years
# Hot Topic
From The42
# Hot Topic

Change on the way as rugby's residency law gets set to shift to five years

May 9th 2017, 8:06 PM 24,260 Views 40 Comments

The regulation around qualifying to play international rugby is likely to change soon.

Poll shows Fine Gael is leaning towards Leo, but leader race could go either way
# Varadkar Vs Conveney
# Varadkar Vs Conveney

Poll shows Fine Gael is leaning towards Leo, but leader race could go either way

May 9th 2017, 10:15 AM 8,042 Views 58 Comments

Enda Kenny is expected to step down as the party’s leader in the near future.

Citizens' Assembly recommends abortion to be allowed without restrictions up to 12 weeks
# Social Change
# Social Change

Citizens' Assembly recommends abortion to be allowed without restrictions up to 12 weeks

Apr 23rd 2017, 4:40 PM 82,580 Views 571 Comments

The results of the ballot were announced this afternoon.

The House of Commons has voted by 522 to 13 to hold a general election on 8 June
# Landslide
# Landslide

The House of Commons has voted by 522 to 13 to hold a general election on 8 June

Apr 19th 2017, 3:37 PM 10,971 Views 50 Comments

Theresa May stunned the country yesterday when she announced her plan for an early vote.

Poll: Should the voting age be lowered to 16?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should the voting age be lowered to 16?

Mar 29th 2017, 9:13 AM 23,273 Views 91 Comments

The proposal will be debated in the Seanad today.

Ireland plans to engage its huge diaspora as part of 2023 World Cup bid
# RWC2023
From The42
# RWC2023

Ireland plans to engage its huge diaspora as part of 2023 World Cup bid

Mar 23rd 2017, 8:00 AM 19,120 Views 39 Comments

IRFU chief executive Philip Browne helped to host a World Rugby technical review group in recent days.

Here are the options that could be in the referendum to give vote to Irish abroad
# Diaspora
# Diaspora

Here are the options that could be in the referendum to give vote to Irish abroad

Mar 22nd 2017, 6:01 PM 11,489 Views 67 Comments

Any changes would likely not be in place until before the 2025 presidential election.

Poll: Who do you think will win the Six Nations?
# Vote
From The42
# Vote

Poll: Who do you think will win the Six Nations?

Feb 1st 2017, 1:31 PM 11,796 Views 43 Comments

England are the favourites but can Ireland dethrone Eddie Jones’ men?

'People were forced to live in the same house for years': Two decades of divorce in Ireland
# Breakdown
# Breakdown

'People were forced to live in the same house for years': Two decades of divorce in Ireland

Jan 4th 2017, 6:30 AM 25,439 Views 118 Comments

Divorce was legalised 20 years ago after a bitter campaign and a very tight results in a referendum – now there are calls for the law to be modernised.

Italian prime minister resigns after crushing referendum defeat
# Matteo Renzi
# Matteo Renzi

Italian prime minister resigns after crushing referendum defeat

Dec 5th 2016, 6:53 AM 24,865 Views 128 Comments

Matteo Renzi announced his resignation early this morning.

Would you like to decide who lives here? You won't get a say on it just yet
# Mayor Elections
# Mayor Elections

Would you like to decide who lives here? You won't get a say on it just yet

Nov 22nd 2016, 6:14 PM 10,191 Views 26 Comments

The government have put down a counter motion to the Green Party’s bill for a directly-elected mayor for Dublin.

Vote: Sprouts for Christmas dinner - yay or nay?
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# Sponsored By Budweiser

Vote: Sprouts for Christmas dinner - yay or nay?

Nov 21st 2016, 12:11 PM 15,674 Views 19 Comments

The issue that divides families across the nation.

Vote: What’s the most important Christmas tradition in your family?
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# Sponsored By Budweiser

Vote: What’s the most important Christmas tradition in your family?

Nov 21st 2016, 12:09 PM 11,642 Views 47 Comments

We all have one…

Vote: Christmas lunch or Christmas dinner?
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# Sponsored By Budweiser

Vote: Christmas lunch or Christmas dinner?

Nov 21st 2016, 12:06 PM 10,782 Views 17 Comments

You can only be on one side of history.

Vote: Is it OK to start the second layer of chocolates before finishing the first?
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# Sponsored By Budweiser

Vote: Is it OK to start the second layer of chocolates before finishing the first?

Nov 21st 2016, 12:03 PM 11,748 Views 32 Comments

Or does that mean war?

Vote: What’s the best Christmas movie ever?
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# Sponsored By Budweiser

Vote: What’s the best Christmas movie ever?

Nov 21st 2016, 11:58 AM 16,618 Views 109 Comments

Time to find out…

Vote: Real Christmas tree or fake Christmas tree?
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# Sponsored By Budweiser

Vote: Real Christmas tree or fake Christmas tree?

Nov 21st 2016, 11:47 AM 16,996 Views 25 Comments

Everyone has their take. Once and for all – who is right?

"The eighth amendment hasn't been voted upon in my lifetime. That's long enough"
# Noel Rock
# Noel Rock

"The eighth amendment hasn't been voted upon in my lifetime. That's long enough"

Aug 20th 2016, 10:00 AM 12,366 Views 58 Comments

Fine Gael TD Noel Rock says the time has come for Ireland to vote on whether or not to repeal the eighth amendment to the constitution.

A referendum to give Irish abroad a vote in presidential elections is planned for next year
# Wherever Green In Worn
# Wherever Green In Worn

A referendum to give Irish abroad a vote in presidential elections is planned for next year

Jul 12th 2016, 2:42 PM 13,693 Views 113 Comments

The diaspora minister made the referendum announcement this week.

Sinn Féin slams British PM hopeful Michael Gove over Peace Process comments
# Good Friday Agreement
# Good Friday Agreement

Sinn Féin slams British PM hopeful Michael Gove over Peace Process comments

Jul 4th 2016, 8:33 PM 30,321 Views 88 Comments

Gove previously said that the Good Friday Agreement had been a “validation of terrorism”.